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Police seek the owner of 28 sheep

Police in the Heathfield area of Sussex are seeking the owner of 28 sheep which were found walking in the road in the early hours of today. The sheep were found in New Pond Hill, Cross in Hand, at around 3am. When police arrived some of the sheep had wandered onto the land of a nearby resident.

Anyone who can help to trace the owner of the sheep is asked to contact Sussex Police on 101 quoting serial 192 of 25/1.

Amanda has today's headlines

A first look at the stories making the news this Friday with Amanda Piper. And to find out what the weather has in store for the end of the working week, Simon Parkin brings you the forecast.

Today's Headlines:- Ash Action - There are urgent calls for the Government to take action fast to try to combat the growing number of trees infected with Ash Dieback. Of the three hundred plus confirmed to have the fungal disease, the majority are in Kent.

Foster Appeal - The charity Barnardos is urging families to help the growing need for foster parents. It's looking in particular to people in Berkshire as it highlights the needs of older children looking for a family.

Haggis, tatties and neeps! It is Burns Night today - among the events taking place to mark the occasion, Wokefield Park in Berkshire is bringing out the bagpipes and raising money for local charities.


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